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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Wagga Wagga City in 2017/18 was 1.05, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Information Media and Telecommunications had the highest ratio (1.54), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.87).

A goal of economic development is often to maximise the employment opportunities locally, leading to a more socially and environmentally sustainable community.

Employment capacity is a simple way of looking at whether Wagga Wagga City could theoretically provide jobs for all its residents if they were to choose to work locally.

Employment capacity is simply the number of local jobs in an industry, divided by the number of local residents employed (anywhere) in that industry. A figure over 1.0 means there are more jobs available than residents employed in that industry. Under 1.0 means there are more residents employed than jobs available in that sector.

This is a theoretical exercise as, even if there are enough jobs provided locally, there will always be some people who choose to commute out of the area.

Employment capacity data should be viewed in conjunction with Self-containment and Residents place of work data, which provides detail about the actual proportion of residents working locally, and Gross Regional Product and Worker productivity data which shows the economic contribution of residents and workers.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment capacity by industry
Wagga Wagga City2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,1991,0281.171,1411,2510.91
Mining34390.8744680.65
Manufacturing2,5202,4651.022,6682,6811.00
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3834260.903763671.02
Construction2,9792,4551.213,0032,9101.03
Wholesale Trade1,0601,0021.061,2621,2311.03
Retail Trade4,0804,1810.983,6573,5831.02
Accommodation and Food Services2,6222,7730.952,3382,3670.99
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,2741,3550.941,4611,4810.99
Information Media and Telecommunications2731771.543773681.03
Financial and Insurance Services6014971.216516800.96
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3893901.004274191.02
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4381,5160.951,2031,2300.98
Administrative and Support Services1,0118761.159879541.03
Public Administration and Safety4,0043,3741.193,8163,4491.11
Education and Training3,5403,1131.143,4253,4341.00
Health Care and Social Assistance6,0746,2180.984,6244,4061.05
Arts and Recreation Services5485750.952732750.99
Other Services1,5131,4941.011,5501,4751.05

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment capacity by industry 2017/18
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 Other Services, Employed residents: 1,494 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 575 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 6,218 Education and Training, Employed residents: 3,113 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 3,374 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 876 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,516 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 390 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 497 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 177 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 1,355 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,773 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 4,181 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,002 Construction, Employed residents: 2,455 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 426 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 2,465 Mining, Employed residents: 39 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,028 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,513 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 548 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 6,074 Education and Training, Local jobs: 3,540 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 4,004 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,011 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,438 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 389 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 601 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 273 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,274 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,622 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 4,080 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,060 Construction, Local jobs: 2,979 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 383 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 2,520 Mining, Local jobs: 34 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,199
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and 2012/13
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2012/13 Other Services, 2012/13: 1.05 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 1.05 Education and Training, 2012/13: 1.00 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 1.11 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 1.03 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.98 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 1.02 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.96 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 1.03 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.99 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 0.99 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.02 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 1.03 Construction, 2012/13: 1.03 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 1.02 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 1.00 Mining, 2012/13: 0.65 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.91 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.01 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.98 Education and Training, 2017/18: 1.14 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 1.19 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 1.00 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.21 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 1.54 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.94 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.98 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 1.06 Construction, 2017/18: 1.21 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.90 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.02 Mining, 2017/18: 0.87 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.17
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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